Bagnall, Lawrence J.

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Bagnall, Lawrence J.

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  • Bagnall, Lawrence J., 1941-

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  • Fr. Larry Bagnall

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Born at Point of Pierre in Trinidad, British West Indies, on Sept 6, 1941, Fr. Bagnall was educated in Turner Valley, Calgary and at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Edmonton. He was ordained at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Calgary by Bishop Klein in Calgary on May 27, 1967. Fr. Bagnall served at Sacred Heart in Calgary, St. Patrick’s, Medicine Hat and St. Anthony’s, Drumheller. In 1973 he was appointed Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Oyen. In 1976 he went to Malawi as a missionary in the Chikwawa Diocese at Nsanje Mission and at the Njale Mission in Thyolo. In 1980 he returned for five months as Administrator of St. Peter’s Parish, Milk River before returning to Africa as Assistant Pastor of St. Michael’s Cathedral, Chikwawa. For six months in 1982 he was posted to Our Lady of Fatima in Muona before returning to St. Michael’s. In 1984 Fr. Bagnall returned in Alberta to become Pastor at St. Augustine’s, Taber and in 1989 he was appointed Pastor of St. Peter’s Calgary. After a year’s sabbatical he was appointed Rector of St. Mary’s Cathedral in 1993. He retired Jul 31, 2008.


Trinidad and Tobago (1941-c.1944)
Calgary, Alberta (c.1944-1976; 1993-)
Chikwawa, Malawi (1976-1993)

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ISAAR (CPF) – International Standard Archival Authority Record For Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, Draft 2nd ed., Madrid: International Council on Archives, 12-15 June 2002.



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Created 2017-09-07; Revised 2021-04-01


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Knowles, Norman James, 1963- 'Winds of Change: a History of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary since 1968' (RCDC: Calgary, Alberta, c.2004).

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